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Senator Coats’ Staff to Hold Mobile Office Hours Next Week

Indiana US Senator Dan Coats has announced that a member of his staff will be in Lake and Newton Counties next week to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency. Mobile office hours will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd, at Cedar Lake Town Hall, from 10am-to-noon, and later […]

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15 New Gary Police Officers and 6 Reserves Sworn In

Scores of family and friends crowded into the Gary City Council Chambers today as Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson swore in 15 new officers and six reserve officers, bring the force up to a total of 225 officers. Newly appointed Police Chief Larry McKinley and his command staff were also present to welcome the new officers. The […]

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Porter County Considering New Stormwater Fee

Porter County officials are considering a new fee to pay for stormwater improvement projects in unincorporated areas. Today’s Times reports the proposed rate of ten-dollars a month would be based on a system of “equivalent residential units” to determine how much each property owner would pay. Apartments, for instance, would be considered one-third of a […]

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Griffith Police Arrest Suspect at the Scene

In Griffith, police say they apprehended a suspect in the act after responding to the report of a potential armed robbery shortly before 8-o’clock Tuesday night at Radio Shack in the 200 block of West Ridge Road. Police say the individual was taken into custody without incident as he exited the store. Authorities say a […]

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January Snowstorm Grants Surpass $1 Million in Indiana

Counties in northwest Indiana are among those statewide receiving assistance to help recover from the winter storm in early January. Governor Mike Pence announced today (Wednesday Sept 17) that more than a million dollars in federal grants has been obligated so far to local and state government and other organizations that provide public services. In […]


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Fox 59Indiana State University issues alert after message regarding shooting appears ...Fox 59TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (September 18, 2014) – Indiana State University issued a crime / campus alert Thursday morning regarding a message on a blog. According to the ISU Police Department, at approximately 11...[read more]

CBS NewsBody of Missing Indiana Mother Kristy Kelley FoundPeople MagazineKristy Kelley, the Indiana woman who vanished on Aug. 15 after a night out with friends, has been found. According to police in Warrick County, sonar equipment used by an independent search team found the 27-year-old mom's 2...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana freshman receiver J-Shun Harris II already making presence known on ...Indianapolis StarHarris, a 5-8, 160-pound freshman wide receiver, has quickly become a weapon for Indiana University. That figures. He is quick on the football field, quick on the track, quick to pick ...[read more]

Indianapolis StarJudge restores part of Indiana gay marriage suitIndianapolis StarYoung says Pence demonstrated his authority in a pair of memos sent from his office to executive agencies instructing them on what to do following a ruling that struck down the ban. A federal appeals court also over...[read more]

Bleacher ReportArrest made in April burglary at home of Indiana Pacers star Paul GeorgeFox 59Police arrested Michael Lewis, 43, Whitestown, in connection with the break-in. Police said evidence from the scene led them to Lewis, and don't believe George was specifically targeted. They did not anti...[read more]

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Chron.comTexas executes woman after Supreme Court denies last-minute appealLos Angeles TimesLisa Ann Coleman tortured and starved to death a friend's 9-year-old son in 2004. At right, the gurney used to restrain condemned prisoners during lethal injection in the Texas death house in Huntsville, T...[read more]

iStreet ResearchNewYork Cop was Drunk in the Fatal Wrong-way Car Crash: State PoliceiStreet ResearchAccording to the police the off-d uty New York City police officer who got killed in a fatal car crash on Thruway last month had alcohol content 3 times more than the legal limit. Advertisements. T...[read more]

Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trialMilton Daily StandardALBANY, Ga. (AP) — A jury weighing criminal charges Thursday against the owner of a Georgia peanut plant blamed for a nationwide salmonella outbreak five years ago will decide the case without hearing one fact — that nine peop...[read more]

CNNState of emergency declared for Northern California counties hit by firesCNN(CNN) -- California's Governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousands of acres, destroying some homes and threatening others. Thousand...[read more]

CNNBiden pushes minimum wage hikeUI The Daily IowanDES MOINES — Visiting just a few days after Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden sharpened his rhetoric in the State Capitol on Wednesday, calling on both the U.S. Congress and Gov. Terry Branstad to raise the minimum wage. “There use...[read more]